Global Patent Index - EP 0921355 A3

EP 0921355 A3 2000-09-13 - Structure for preventing detachment of lighter nozzle cap

Title (en)

Structure for preventing detachment of lighter nozzle cap

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zur Verhinderung der Trennung der Düsenkappe am Feuerzeug

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour éviter le détachement du capuchon de buse d'un briquet

Publication

EP 0921355 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98122905 A

Priority

JP 33287997 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0921355A2] A structure is provided for preventing detachment of a lighter nozzle cap in a lighter having a main lighter body, a burner located on top of the main lighter body for burning fuel to produce a flame, an operation member located on top of the main lighter body for lighting the burner and a nozzle cap for covering a zone surrounding the burner from above. The structure includes a pair of posts projecting from the top of the main lighter body, each post being formed with a socket, a pair of detachment preventing catches provided one on either side wall of the nozzle cap to be engageable with the sockets, and retaining portions provided at portions of the side walls near the catches for engaging with an upper inner edge of the main lighter body to prevent spreading deformation of the side walls. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F23Q 2/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F23Q 2/34 (2006.01); F23Q 2/16 (2006.01); F23Q 2/50 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F23Q 2/50 (2013.01); F23Q 2/16 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0921355 A2 19990609; EP 0921355 A3 20000913; EP 0921355 B1 20030910; DE 69817985 D1 20031016; DE 69817985 T2 20040715; DK 0921355 T3 20040405; ES 2206812 T3 20040516; JP 3592509 B2 20041124; JP H11166726 A 19990622; US 6106280 A 20000822

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